Thursday, February 18, 2010
Scribes--The American Society of Legal Writers--will hold a free legal writing seminar from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. on Friday, March 5, 2010 (to be followed by a reception). The program will offer "sound, practical tips for writing clearly in all legal papers, preparing effective memos and briefs, [and] drafting contracts and rules."
Panelists will include some of the superstars of legal writing: Darby Dickerson (Dean of Stetson University College of Law and author of the ALWD Citation Manual), Bryan Garner (pictured at left; he's the President of LawProse, Editor of Black's Law Dictionary, and author of many many many many writing books), Joe Kimble (pictured at right; he's a Professor at Thomas Cooley Law School and editor-in-chief of the Scribes Journal of Legal Writing). The moderator will be Professor Mary Rose Strubbe of Chicago-Kent College of Law (whose picture I sadly don't have). The program will be held at the Chicago-Kent College of Law, 565 W. Adams Street, Chicago. Click here for more information. Download Writing Seminar 2010 Flyer. There does not appear to be an RSVP list.